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Age discrimination and redundancy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • June 14 2010

Earlier this year the German Federal Employment Court ruled on the issue of age discrimination in respect of redundancies (Case 6 AZR 91108


Changes to employers’ redundancy obligations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • June 14 2010

A new Act dated 18 May 2010 has changed French employers' obligations in respect of redundancies


New employment legislation introduced in response to the economic crisis
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • June 14 2010

New legislation in Spain (Royal Decree 82010) has introduced several measures aimed at alleviating the effects of the current economic crisis


Europe-wide concern about workplace stress
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • June 14 2010

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has published a document entitled the 'European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks' which reveals that although four out of five European managers are concerned about work-related stress issues, less than a third of employers have procedures in place to deal with stress


Breaches of a contractual disciplinary procedure may lead to damages
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2010

A claim for damages resulting from breaches of a contractual disciplinary procedure can succeed, the Court of Appeal has held in Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 2010


Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employer’s dismissal of an employee for working in a second job while on sick leave from the first was unfair


Unfair dismissal qualifying period to increase from one to two years
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2011

The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, and the Chancellor, George Osborne, have today confirmed that the qualifying period for bringing an unfair dismissal claim will increase from one to two years


No way back after premature dismissal letter
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

In the vast majority of cases it should be obvious whether an employee has been dismissed or resigned


To what extent does TUPE constitute a defence to an equal pay claim?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2011

TUPE and equal pay, possibly the two employment issues that employers dread most!


Do employees have a right to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2011

Not if they work for a private sector employer